RUSSELL Family

First Generation

1. Matthew1 Russell (#23996) was born in Augusta, Va about 1760. Matthew died about 1837 in Blount Co., Tn.

He married Jane Henderson 1788. (Jane Henderson is #23995.) Jane was born about 1762. Jane died before 1830 in Knox Co., Tn. At 33 years of age Jane became the mother of Elizabeth Armstrong Russell in Campbell Station, Knox, Tn, 17 May 1796. Jane became the mother of Andrew Russell before 1814.

At 35 years of age Matthew became the father of Elizabeth Armstrong Russell in Campbell Station, Knox, Tn, 17 May 1796. Matthew became the father of Andrew Russell before 1814. Dates from Effie Birdwell in 1990-and also info on Children #2 thru #8 Note on Pedigree chart of Ernest Birdwell RIN 3251 says see Hist ofRockbridge Co. VA by Molton page 492

Matthew Russell and Jane Henderson had the following children:

child 2 i. Elizabeth Armstrong2 Russell (#24237) was born in Campbell Station, Knox, Tn 17 May 1796. Elizabeth died 9 Jul 1867 in Crowley, Tarrant Co., Tx, at 71 years of age. She married George Birdwell, Sr. in Knox Co., Tn, 31 Jul 1815. (George Birdwell, Sr. is #24236.) George was born in Knox Co., Tn 1794 OR 1795. George was the son of Joseph Birdwell and Rachel Russell. George died about 1847 in Mt. Enterprise, Rusk Co., Tx.. His body was interred in Minden, Rusk Co., Tx. George became the father of Matthew Russell Birdwell in Tn, 22 Jan 1817. George became the father of Henderson Birdwell in Tn, about 1818. George became the father of Andrew Birdwell in Tn, about 1822. George became the father of George Birdwell, Jr. in Tn, 11 Nov 1823. George became the father of John B. Birdwell in Tn, 9 Oct 1826. George became the father of Eliza Jane Birdwell in Tn, 20 Sep 1828. George became the father of Mary Ann Birdwell in Tn, 14 Mar 1832. George became the father of Robert Birdwell in Al, 6 Jun 1833. George became the father of Cynthia Jane Birdwell in Al, 22 Jan 1835. George became the father of Sarah Louisa Birdwell in Al, about 1837. George became the father of Samuel Henry Birdwell in Cherokee, Al, 27 Jan 1838. George became the father of William Gertrude Birdwell in Al, 28 Aug 1839. George became the father of Benjamin Franklin Birdwell in Rusk, Tx, 17 Jun 1842. (See George Birdwell, Sr. for the continuation of this line.)

At 20 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of Matthew Russell Birdwell in Tn, 22 Jan 1817. Elizabeth became the mother of Henderson Birdwell in Tn, about 1818. Elizabeth became the mother of Andrew Birdwell in Tn, about 1822. At 27 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of George Birdwell, Jr. in Tn, 11 Nov 1823. At 30 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of John B. Birdwell in Tn, 9 Oct 1826. At 32 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of Eliza Jane Birdwell in Tn, 20 Sep 1828. At 35 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of Mary Ann Birdwell in Tn, 14 Mar 1832. At 37 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of Robert Birdwell in Al, 6 Jun 1833. At 38 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of Cynthia Jane Birdwell in Al, 22 Jan 1835. Elizabeth became the mother of Sarah Louisa Birdwell in Al, about 1837. At 41 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of Samuel Henry Birdwell in Cherokee, Al, 27 Jan 1838. At 43 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of William Gertrude Birdwell in Al, 28 Aug 1839. At 46 years of age Elizabeth became the mother of Benjamin Franklin Birdwell in Rusk, Tx, 17 Jun 1842.

child + 3 ii. Andrew Russell was born before 1814.

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